Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math


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Whether you are interested in fixing a car, helping people in a hospital, designing a building, or programming a robot, you are going to need those Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills! So here is what you have been looking for- real New Mexico scientists and engineers that can tell you why and how they put their knowledge to use in the real world. Watch the videos, courtesy of NM PBS, and check out over 100 STEM career profiles, courtesy of Science Buddies. There is bound to be something you are interested in, at any education level!

Did you know:
  • New Mexico will demand a total of 49,340 STEM jobs by 2018
  • 39% of STEM jobs will be in engineering and technician occupations by 2018
  • 93% of STEM jobs will require some college or technical training by 2018
  • STEM jobs pay a lot more! Check this out…

  • All jobs
    STEM:$67,054
    NON-STEM:$34,805
    Jobs requiring a Bachelor's
    STEM:$82,494
    NON-STEM:$54,733
    Jobs requiring an Associates' or less
    STEM:$51,095
    NON-STEM:$30,743

    Career List - Provided and Powered by Science Buddies


    Human Biology and Health

    Associates Degree and/or Specialized Training
    Cardiovascular Technologist or Technician In Demand!
    Dental Hygienist In Demand!
    Emergency Medical Tech & Paramedic In Demand!
    Endocrinologist In Demand!
    Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technician
    Nuclear Medicine Technologist
    Registered Nurse
    Respiratory Therapist

    Bachelors Degree
    Biomedical Engineer In Demand!
    Certified Diabetes Educator In Demand!
    Cytotechnologist In Demand!
    Health Educator In Demand!
    Hematologist In Demand!
    Medical Social Worker In Demand!
    Science Writer

    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Audiologist In Demand!
    Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) In Demand!
    Chiropractor
    Epidemiologist
    Neurologist In Demand!
    Occupational Therapist In Demand!
    Optometrist In Demand!
    Pathologist In Demand!
    Pharmacist In Demand!
    Physical Therapist In Demand!
    Physician
    Physician Assistant In Demand!
    Speech-Language Pathologist

    Behavioral and Social Science

    Bachelors Degree
    Medical Social Worker In Demand!
    Sociologist

    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Marriage & Family Therapist In Demand!
    Political Scientist
    Psychologist

    Interdisciplinary Science

    Bachelors Degree
    Science Writer
    Technical Writer

    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Patent Lawyer
    In Demand!

    Genetics and Genomics

    Bachelors Degree
    Cytogenetic Technologist In Demand!

    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Bioinformatics Scientist In Demand!
    Genetic Counselor


    Life Science

    High School Diploma or GED
    Agricultural Inspector
    Animal Trainer

    Associate's and/or Specialized Training
    Agricultural Technician
    Animal Breeder
    Biological Technician
    Cardiovascular Technologist or TechnicianIn Demand!
    Dental Hygienist In Demand!
    Emergency Medical Tech & Paramedic In Demand!
    Endocrinologist In Demand!
    Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technician
    Nuclear Medicine Technologist
    Registered Nurse

    Respiratory Therapist
    Veterinary Technologist & TechnicianIn Demand!

    Bachelors Degree
    Anthropologist
    Athletic Trainer In Demand!
    Biologist

    Biology TeacherIn Demand!
    Biomedical Engineer In Demand!
    Certified Diabetes Educator In Demand!
    Cytotechnologist
    In Demand!
    Cytogenetic Technologist
    In Demand!
    Dietitian or Nutritionist
    In Demand!
    Health Educator
    In Demand!
    Hematologist In Demand!
    Marine Biologist

    Natural Sciences Manager
    Plant Scientist
    Zoologist and Wildlife Biologist

    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Audiologist
    In Demand!
    Biochemist
    In Demand!
    Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
    In Demand!
    Chiropractor

    Epidemiologist
    Genetic Counselor
    Microbiologist
    NeurologistIn Demand!
    Occupational TherapistIn Demand!
    OptometristIn Demand!
    PathologistIn Demand!
    PharmacistIn Demand!
    Physical TherapistIn Demand!
    Physician
    Physician AssistantIn Demand!
    Speech-Language Pathologist
    VeterinarianIn Demand!